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Trump Picks a Washington Insider as His Next Attorney General

William Barr served in the role under President George H. W. Bush from 1991 to 1993 and has been critical of the Russia probe.
Source: Evan Vucci / Associated Press

In a White House unsettled by the ongoing Russia probe—and unprepared for its conclusion—the president on Friday signaled a solution to at least one of the many problems before him: who would permanently replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general.

Heading to Marine One on the South Lawn, Donald Trump said he intends to nominate William

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